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Jo Garland

Special Counsel


Level 15
Brookfield Place - Tower 2
123 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000 Australia

Office Telephone: +61 (0)8 9422 4700
Office Fax: +61 (0)8 9422 4777

Direct Dial (Perth): +61 (0) 8 9422 4719 Download VCard

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Jo has extensive experience in the energy and resources, special projects and climate change fields. Jo has worked on projects at all levels of the supply chain, including one of Australia's largest natural gas projects, a world leading off-grid solar project, numerous international resources joint ventures and large energy acquisition projects.

Jo has a detailed understanding of the Western Australian electricity market having acted for the state owned electricity generator and retailer on numerous matters.

Her climate change experience includes acting as the lead lawyer for the Government on the implementation of the emissions trading scheme, and later acting for private entities on the introduction and then removal of that scheme.

Jo is qualified in Western Australia (Australia) and New Zealand.


Perth has been the epicentre of Australia's recent resources boom with major players in the construction energy and shipping sector engaged in large-scale projects involving mining, LNG, renewables, infrastructure and logistics in Western Australia.

HFW's Perth team are recognised as leaders in the energy space working on ground-breaking renewables projects and helping set the regulatory landscape in terms of grid connections. Our construction and shipping teams have worked on nearly every LNG project, as well as major offshore construction projects in Western Australia in recent years.

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